Director for Innovative and Sustainable Mobility in Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport within the European Commission

Ms Magda Kopczynska is Director within the Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport of the European Commission.

Her Directorate is responsible for the development and follow-up of the implementation of Innovative and Sustainable Mobility Policy.

After joining the European Commission in 2006, to work in the Directorate-General for Internal Market and Services, she was appointed as the Head of Unit for Clean Transport, Urban Transport and Intelligent Transport Systems - between May 2009 and June 2011.  Following which she became Head of Unit dealing with Maritime Transport policy and Logistics, from July 2011 until taking up her current post on 1 May 2014.

Prior to joining the European Commission Ms Kopczynska worked for 3 years as the Director of the Brussels Office of the Polish Private Employers Confederation 'Lewiatan', representing Polish entrepreneurs vis-à-vis the European Institutions. From 1999 until 2003 she worked for the Warsaw local administration, holding the job of Director of the Promotion Department and then as the Head of Cabinet of the Mayor.

Graduate of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow with a Degree in English Literature, Ms Kopczynska worked for several years in the public relations domain which she complemented with a Post-Graduate Degree in Communications from the Warsaw University.